Exploring the Literature of Fact: Children's Nonfiction Trade Books in the Elementary Classroom / Edition 1

Exploring the Literature of Fact: Children's Nonfiction Trade Books in the Elementary Classroom / Edition 1

by Barbara Moss
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1572305460

ISBN-13: 9781572305465

Pub. Date: 11/20/2002

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Filling a crucial need for K-6 teachers, this book provides practical strategies for using nonfiction trade books in language arts and content area instruction. Research-based, classroom-tested ideas are spelled out to help teachers: Select from among the many wonderful nonfiction trade books available Incorporate nonfiction into the classroom Work with

Overview

Filling a crucial need for K-6 teachers, this book provides practical strategies for using nonfiction trade books in language arts and content area instruction. Research-based, classroom-tested ideas are spelled out to help teachers: Select from among the many wonderful nonfiction trade books available Incorporate nonfiction into the classroom Work with students to develop comprehension strategies for informational texts Elicit responses to nonfiction through drama, writing, and discussion Use nonfiction to promote content area learning and research skills Unique features include teacher-created lesson plans, extensive lists of recommended books (including choices for reluctant readers), illustrative examples of student work, and suggestions for linking nonfiction reading to the use of the World Wide Web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572305465
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/20/2002
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction
Chapter 1. Exploring the Nonfiction Genre
Chapter 2. Choosing Nonfiction Trade Books
Chapter 3. Bringing Nonfiction into the Classroom
Chapter 4. Helping Students Read Nonfiction Strategically
Chapter 5. Guiding Student Response to Nonfiction
Chapter 6. Content Area Learning through Nonfiction
Appendix: Orbis Pictus Award-Winning Books
Index

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